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Palaeocucumaria

Holothuroidea - Arthrochirotida - Palaeocucumariidae

Taxonomy
Palaeocucumaria was named by Lehmann (1958) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-l Sepkoski's reference number: 947]. It is not extant. Its type is Palaeocucumaria hunsrueckiana. It is the type genus of Palaeocucumariidae. It was considered monophyletic by Kerr and Kim (2001).

It was assigned to Palaeocucumariidae by Frizzell and Exline (1966) and Boczarowski (2001); to Holothuroidea by Lehmann (1958) and Kerr and Kim (2001); and to Arthrochirotida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1958Palaeocucumaria Lehmann
1966Palaeocucumaria Frizzell and Exline p. U653
2001Palaeocucumaria Boczarowski p. 118
2001Palaeocucumaria Kerr and Kim p. 78
2002Palaeocucumaria Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
RankNameAuthor
phylumEchinodermata
classHolothuroidea()
orderArthrochirotida
familyPalaeocucumariidae
genusPalaeocucumaria

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available